King Jehosephat called out to God and wanted the people to know who it was that he worshipped. Far too many of the kings had worshipped idols but now, this was to be a declaration that the Israelites worshiped the Lord.
The people of God were going into battle and instead of beginning the day with fear and trembling, the King led his people to worship God. They were to sing as they made their way into battle. The song that they sang is one we often sing these days — a Psalm of praise.
Instead of focusing on their troubles they were to focus on God, giving praise in the time of trouble.
Great confidence in God is revealed by Jehosephat’s commitment to praise. He could have responded in any number of ways but instead chos…